PAST EVENT: "12 Years a Slave" Screening and Lecture

President Lincoln’s Cottage and the Armed Forces Retirement Home are proud to commemorate Black History Month with a FREE screening of “12 Years a Slave,” the critically-acclaimed film adaptation of Solomon Northup’s harrowing odyssey. Join us for the screening at 6:00 pm on Thursday February 27, and then return to the Cottage for a program at 1:30 pm on Friday February 28 featuring Vera Williams, Clayton Adams, and Justin Gilliam, three direct living descendants of Solomon Northup.

UPDATE: The screening and program are at capacity, and we are adding all reservations to a waiting list. Reservations required due to limited capacity. Email or call 202-829-0436 x31228 to reserve your space at the screening and/or lecture.

Photo courtesy Fox Searchlight.

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